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Line Cook
Areas USA
4300 Glumack Drive, Saint Paul, MN
Areas USA hiring Line Cook in Saint Paul, MN

Areas USA hiring Line Cook in Saint Paul, MN

Areas USAMore Info

Full Time • Hourly ($21.00)
Expired: Oct 9, 2022

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Required Years of Experience

2 years

Job Details

Areas USA is seeking for an Amazing Energetic associate to join our team as a Cook for our premier fine dining steakhouse, Cook & the Ox, located within Terminal 1 of the Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport.

Position Details

  • Status - Full Time / Exempt
  • Hourly Rate - $21 hour
  • Schedule - 8 hours shifts (4-5) days per week.

Broad Functions: Accurately and efficiently cook meats, fish, vegetables, soups and other hot food products as well as prepare and portion food products prior to cooking. Also perform other duties in the areas of food and final plate preparation including plating and garnishing of cooked items and preparing appropriate garnishes for all hot menu item plates.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Equipment - Prepares a variety of meats, seafood, poultry, vegetables and other food items for cooking in broilers, ovens, grills, fryers and a variety of other kitchen equipment.
  • Ownership - Assumes 100% responsibility for quality of products served.
  • Compliance - Knows and complies consistently with standard portion sizes, cooking methods, quality standards and kitchen rules, policies and procedures.
  • Inventory - Stocks and maintains sufficient levels of food products at line stations to assure a smooth service period.
  • Planning - Portions food products prior to cooking according to standard portion sizes and recipe specifications.
  • Organization & Tidiness - Maintains a clean and sanitary workstation area including tables, shelves, grills, broilers, fryers, pasta cookers, sauté burners, convection oven, flat top range and refrigeration equipment.
  • Technique - Prepares item for broiling, grilling, frying, sautéing or other cooking methods by portioning, battering, breading, seasoning and/or marinating.
  • Standards - Follows proper plate presentation and garnish set up for all dishes.
  • Team - Assists in food prep assignments during off-peak periods as needed. Assists in the receiving of products and stock/replenish items correctly as needed.
  • Documentation - Record temperature of food items, equipment and storage products on appropriate logs.
  • Protocol - Closes the kitchen properly and follows the closing checklist for kitchen stations. Assists others in closing the kitchen.
  • Team - Attends all scheduled employee meetings and brings suggestions for improvement.
  • Flexibility - Performs other related duties as assigned by the Kitchen Manager or manager-on-duty.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Education - Culinary studies preferred.
  • Experience - A minimum of 2+ years of experience in a full-service restaurant.
  • Communication - Verbal and written communication is essential, able to read, speak and understand the English language in order to read kitchen tickets, recipes, safety and OSHA compliance and training, etc.
  • Ability to remember, recite and promote the variety of menu items.
  • Team - Good teamwork approach to daily tasks

Career Advantages

  • Advance - Opportunities for advancement
  • Health - Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Supplies - Uniforms and Shoes provided
  • Transportation - Monthly transportation subsidy
  • Opportunities - Transfer opportunities in the US

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to: stand for long periods of time, use hands and fingers, and be able to handle, feel, communicate verbally, and hear.

The associate is frequently required to reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, taste, and smell. The associate is also occasionally required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, and either lift or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

About us

Areas USA is a world-class international leader in casual dining and quick serve food, beverage, and retail services in the travel hospitality industry. With an operating presence in 12 countries throughout Europe and the Americas including US, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Chile, and Mexico, Areas offers a broad range of food services designed to exceed the expectations of travelers in airports, highway service plazas and railway stations. Areas serves over 348 million guests per year, has 22,500 employees, and is ranked #3 in travel food and retail services worldwide.

If you’re seeking the perfect balance of professional success and growth potential at a world-class international hospitality company Apply Today!

Compensation Details

Compensation: Hourly ($21.00)

Benefits & Perks: Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off

Required Skills

Basic Knife Skills

Advanced Knife Skills

Food Safety Knowledge

Cleaning / Sanitation



Meat Cookery


Vegetable Cookery

Prepping Ingredients

Fish Cookery



Meat Butchery

Fish Butchery

Food Handler Certification

Pasta Cooking

Positive Attitude


Sauce Making

Plating and Presentation

Dressing Making

Work In a Fast-Paced Environment

Safety Procedures Knowledge

Family Meal Preparation

Food Prep

Can Lift Up to 50 Lbs

Following Recipes

Taking Direction and Feedback

Kitchen Equipment Use

Safety and Sanitation

Attention to Detail


Food Preparation


Culinary Skills

Knife Skills


High Volume Cooking

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